Couture Bridal Designer Pnina Tornai and women’s footwear brand Naturalizer partnered to launch a collection of shoes for weddings and special occasions. The collaboration for spring 2023 was born out of a shared desire to merge couture design with industry-leading beautiful fit, bringing every woman’s style and comfort from the aisle to the dance floor.
The original collection of nine styles includes mules, platform heels and flats in a palette of whites, nudes, metallics, black and Pnina Pink in luxurious lace, pristine satin and fine glitters. Tornai designed the collection with signature details such as voluptuous bows, bold crystal embellishments and delicate lace. Personalization is also part of the collection, with handwritten messages from Tornai on the sole of each shoe.
“These shoes carry a message of love with every step that my bride takes toward her future with the love of her life,” said Tornai of the collaboration. “At Naturalizer, I found the most professional and talented people in the industry, who have helped me create my beautiful shoe collection with all their knowledge and passion. When I saw the quality of the shoes and felt how comfortable they are, I knew instantly that that was the feeling I wanted to share with my brides around the world.”
The collection ranges in price from $200 – $325 and is available now on Naturalizer.com. The collection is sold through select retailers including Nordstrom, Kleinfeld Bridal, Dillard’s, Von Maur and Zappos.
“We are so excited to launch the Pnina Tornai for Naturalizer shoe collection at Kleinfeld Bridal,” said Marissa Rubinetti, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Kleinfeld Bridal. “The shoe designs are exquisite and are the perfect complement to our Pnina gowns. All uniquely designed with the essence of Pnina style, the shoes will be a sure hit with our brides.”
“We have experienced growth in bridal and occasion footwear for the past two years,” said John Malpiedi, senior vice president and general manager of Naturalizer. “Built on the brand’s promise ‘For Every Woman,’ Naturalizer continues to drive size inclusivity for the industry and we have our sights set on innovating the wedding/occasion category even further by marrying our timeless designs and world-class comfort with a partner who has made countless brides’ dreams come true.”
Naturalizer and Tornai first debuted the collection at Tornai’s New York Bridal Fashion Week couture runway show in October 2022.